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Why didn't Fred and George discover Pettigrew first with the Marauders Map? [duplicate]

In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Fred & George give the Marauder’s Map to Harry. And then suddenly Harry discovers that Pettigrew is alive and in Hogwarts. But it is very strange that ...
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How come the Weasley twins didn't realize Wormtail was alive because of the Marauder's Map? [duplicate]

We are probably all familiar with this one: How come Fred and George don't realize the long-dead Peter Pettigrew is alive? They had the map for many years while Wormtail was at Hogwarts (he was Percy'...
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Why do Fred and George Weasley not discover Peter Pettigrew? [duplicate]

Fred and George come into possession of the Marauder's Map in their first year when they steal it from Filch's office. At this point, Peter Pettigrew is Percy's pet until he is given to Ron for his ...
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Why didn't the Marauder's Map show Mad Eye Moody hidden in the trunk?

I found this question in the comments of another question, but never found it posted separately here on SF&F-SO. So, I am posting it here out of curiosity. "Did the Marauder's Map show Mad Eye ...
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Which Harry Potter works are considered canon?

There are many different Harry Potter works including: books short stories movies card games video games toys amusement parks web content Which ones are considered to be canon?
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Why didn't Voldemort show up on the Marauders Map?

The Weasley twins obtained the Marauders Map some time in their first year at Hogwarts and gave it to Harry in his third year. This means that they canonically had it throughout Harry's first year ...
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Why Did Lupin and Snape never spot Sirius in animal form during Prisoner of Azkaban?

The plot twist at the end of Prisoner of Azkaban is that Sirius Black is in fact a secret Animagus, the mysterious black shaggy dog that Harry has been seeing all year. Harry doesn't even contemplate ...
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How many students attended Hogwarts?

While re-listening to Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (audiobook), I noticed that after Sirius tried to get into the Gryffindor common room, and everyone goes to the Great Hall, Dumbledore ...
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What kind of beings are shown by the Marauder's Map?

The map definitely shows people (humans) inside the castle But I remember reading Harry watching Peeves bouncing around in the trophy room and Peeves is not human And I don't remember if I had exactly ...
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In the Harry Potter universe, why aren't there more maps enchanted like the Marauder's Map?

The map is not fooled by Polyjuice potions, Animagi, invisibility cloaks, etc. Why is there not widespread use of maps like these for identification/security purposes? We know it is possible to ...
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Are the Gryffindor house dormitories all on the same floor?

While discussing why Fred and George never spot Peter on the Marauders map I realised I've always visualised the Gryffindor dorms as being stacked over several different floors of the tower (one for ...
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Why didn't Rita Skeeter appear on the Marauder's Map?

I personally feel that not everybody is shown on the map. However, JKR's statements certainly imply that yes, everybody is shown on the map. If so, why did Rita Skeeter never appear on the map when ...
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Is it possible to hide from the Marauders Map?

I am trying to explain to myself why Peter was not caught in the same bed as Ron, and I now wonder whether there is anyway to trick the map. Is it possible to hide from the Marauders Map?
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Was Voldemort really searching for the Hallows?

According to the new Timeline from the updated Cursed Child, Voldemort actually searched for the Hallows: "Voldemort murders Snape to obtain the Elder Wand in his quest to unite the Deathly Hallows....
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Why don’t the twins notice things on the marauders map?

Why don’t the twins notice anything? I mean, come on: First year: "Hey, Voldy's balancing on Quirrel's head." Second year: "Hey, our sister is going somewhere that doesn’t exist." Third year: "...